10th December 2014
I was back in CNBC’s HK studio this morning to comment on the nuclear energy provider’s listing on HKEx.
9th December 2014
I was interviewed by Reuters TV anchor Pamela Ambler this morning, on the Chinese property developer’s proposed listing in the City, potentially the largest on HKEx this year after that of CGN Power, which starts trading tomorrow.
3rd December 2014
Forget about reindeer with shiny noses, fir trees and shopping mall carols. For those in the finance industry, the end of the year takes an altogether different meaning.
7th November 2014
Surprise – surprise. The launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme, which had been in the works for months, has recently been delayed. The Through Train has been derailed.
8th October 2014
2014 so far as been a bit of a bumper year for IPOs in Hong Kong, despite the well-publicized loss of Alibaba’s landmark listing to the New York Stock Exchange. According to Dealogic, no fewer than 78 of these have taken place on HKEx year-to-date, for a combined amount of US$17.1 billion equivalent. That’s more than twice the volume of IPOs achieved in the first nine months of 2013, when 43 deals had successfully made it to closing.
30th September 2014
In Asia, cornerstone investors are regarded as a vital ingredient for successful major listings. And Hong Kong – where such investors are subject to lock-up restrictions – has also increasingly seen the advent of anchor investors.
7th August 2014
As Hong Kong’s financial marketplace becomes increasingly reliant on the Chinese mainland for its IPOs, Singapore’s big opportunity perhaps lies with international issuers – and those from Southeast Asia in particular.
5th August 2014
I was on BBC Television’s Asia Business Report again this morning, interviewed by Hong Kong correspondent Juliana Liu.